Man stabbed in Daventry Road


Victim requires hospital treatment following assault last Thursday

A man has been stabbed in an attack which took place in the Daventry Road last Thursday (March 4).   Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following the assault.

The 25-year-old victim was walking along the Daventry Road at around 2pm when he was approached by two men.   One of the men stabbed the victim causing a cut to his arm.

The victim attended the Horton General Hospital for treatment and has since been discharged. 

The first offender is described as an Asian man, around 5ft 9ins tall, in his early twenties, large build with stubble on his face. He was wearing a black hoodie with the hood up, a black Nike body warmer and black jogging bottoms.

The second offender is described as a white man, around 5ft 6ins tall and in his early twenties. He was wearing a black material facemask and a long, dark coat that went down to his knees.

Investigating officer PC Rob Crofts, based at Banbury police station, said: “I am appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident or recognises the descriptions above.

“Anyone who has information, CCTV or dashcam footage around the time of the incident should contact the 24-hour non-emergency number 101, or make a report online, quoting the reference 43210091171.

“Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

Published: by Banbury FM Newsteam

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